Thursday, 6 September 2007

Justice pioneer warns NZ off US punishment model

Filed under: News Watch Blog,Restorative justice — Catherine Morris @ 20:16 PDT

New Zealand is the world leader for dealing with youth offending says world renowned justice expert Professor Howard Zehr, but our adult criminal system lags dangerously behind.

Professor Zehr, a Fulbright scholar senior specialist and restorative justice pioneer, says New Zealand’s youth justice system is a best practice model around the world.

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